| Jan 24, 2015
| 4:37 PM
HALLANDALE — Upstart might not be the leading Kentucky Derby candidate in the East but after Saturday's Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream, some other 3-year-old will have to do something extraordinary to knock him off that perch.
Prominent from the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:39 AM
The Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Saturday offers a $400,000 purse. The Hutcheson Stakes is worth $150,000. Bluegrass Singer, winner of the Mucho Macho Man three weeks ago, is entered in both stakes for newly turned 3-year-olds and would be a top...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:05 PM
OK, we are not going to talk about deflated footballs here. That's just silly. Yes, it's a rule. Yes, Coach Hoodie has cheated in the past. Yes, yes, yes. The NFL needs to issue a ruling — suspend somebody, fine them, do something, please —...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:23 PM
California Chrome, who fell short in his bid to become thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, is one of three finalists for Horse of the Year honors to be awarded at the 44th Annual Eclipse Awards. The dinner and ceremony will be...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, along with Bayern and Main Sequence, are finalists for Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards.
California Chrome, Bayern and Shared Belief are finalists for 3-year-old champion male honors.
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:03 PM
The Keeper of the Cup would not budge.
Despite the begging, he would not waver.
Despite the pleading, he stood steadfast.
Despite blatant bribery, he would not allow me to complete a bucket-list item for sports fans around the globe.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:09 PM
Elegant gowns and black ties will be the primary fashion choice Saturday night as Gulfstream Park hosts the 44th annual Eclipse Awards at its Sport of Kings Theater. The dinner and ceremony, considered the Academy Awards for thoroughbred racing, is...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 2:44 PM
DOYLESTOWN — To John Jaindl, Don Tollefson wasn't just a famous Philly sportscaster who came to his Bethlehem bar, Tally Ho Tavern, when the Eagles were at training camp at Lehigh University each summer. Tollefson was a friend.
| Jan 18, 2015
| 8:02 PM
It was the fourth quarter. Navy was beating Army, 21-7, on a grim early December day in Philadelphia.
"You're going to do what?" announcer Lindsey Nelson asked between commercials of the college football game.
What CBS director Tony Verna wanted to do...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:00 PM
The sadness comes to Luis Saez mostly at night. When he mounts his horses in the day, he feels inspired wearing his brother's necklace. When he sits in the starting gate, he feels his brother in the saddle with him.
But at night, in his sleep, when...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 7:39 PM
HALLANDALE — California Chrome, who came up short in his bid to sweep the Triple Crown, swept the two big prizes for which he was eligible at the annual Eclipse Award ceremonies Saturday night at Gulfstream.
The winner of the Kentucky Derby,...